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Saturday Selections – September 1, 2018

Pet clones – on the edge of human cloning? and The IVF needle baby

The folks at Breakpoint.org have consistently solid, thoroughly biblical, commentary on the news of the day, with these two stories serving as great examples:
1) Pet cloning is a reality so what might distraught parents be willing to do if they learned a clone would bear an 85% resemblance to their dead child?
2) IVF and how “the redefinition of sex gave us the redefinition of marriage which is now leading to the redefinition of children.”

Delayed gratification: 3 simple ways to teach your kids about it

The big double standard on child sex abuse no one is talking about

Recent news articles have revealed how child sex abuse was covered up by the the Roman Catholic church but there’s an even bigger story we’re not hearing about: the child sex abuse being committed by public school teachers.

Politician to transgender activists: You want woke? Fine, I’ll give you woke

A politician shows how sometimes the perfect response to an absurdity is to embrace it fully.

Are Western wildfires due to global warming?

E. Calvin Beisner of the biblical stewardship group, the Cornwall Alliance, weighs in with an alternate explanation, and Kenneth P. Green of the Fraser Institute notes that even with the smoke, air quality in Canada is much better than it was in the past.

A different sort of pro-life apologetic

Prov. 26:4 warns us of the danger in answering a fool (or foolish argument): it can legitimize his argument, making it look like his is a respectable, reasonable position, comparable to our own. That’s why satire, in these situations, is the more appropriate response: satire treats ridiculous argument as ridiculous.

Recently some pro-lifers at Choice42 have taken up the challenge of answering a fool in his folly the right way, leaving no room for him to see himself as wise (Prov. 26:5). In their latest below they take on the argument that, when it comes to abortion and the unborn, men should just shut up, since they can’t get pregnant.


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